6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Cairo

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): see Santa Claus Office, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Ranua Zoo, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary site .

Cairo, Egypt to Rovaniemi is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Cairo in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Old Customs House, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then have some family-friendly fun at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and finally make a trip to Senate Square.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip website .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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